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Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference The War in Syria, Islamic State and the Changing Landscape of Asymmetric Threats

December 8, 2015 08:30 AM

Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference: The War in Syria, Islamic State and the Changing Landscape of Asymmetric Threats

 

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 8:30 A.M.–4:15 P.M.

The University Club of...


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Legal Case in Chelyabinsk Raises Specter of Regional Separatism in Russia

February 9, 2016

As more and more low-level or hushed-up evidence makes clear, the Kremlin’s Ukraine gambit may have serious, unexpected domestic ramifications for the Russian Federation, such as increasing the likelihood of regional separatism—a...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Russia

Russia Raises the Stakes in Aleppo

February 9, 2016

Russia’s air campaign in Syria initially provoked critical remarks and skepticism from Western governments and commentators. However, the intervention, which involves targeted air strikes and close air support (CAS) for Syrian...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Middle East, Syria, Russia

Kadyrov Tests Moscow’s Strategy in the North Caucasus

February 8, 2016

On February 2, Chechen ruler Ramzan Kadyrov convened an unusual gathering of followers of the Naqshbandi and Qadiriyya Sufi orders in Grozny. Apart from the participants from Chechnya, “thousands” of other Sufis arrived from...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Featured, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Russia Losing Ground Across Central Asia

February 8, 2016

Increasingly, it seems that wherever one looks in Central Asia, Russia is losing ground. This retreat is not confined to economics, though it is certainly present in this sphere. Notably, Moscow is also finding it increasingly...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Russia

The Kremlin Becomes Hostage to Its Own Imperial Propaganda

February 5, 2016

In January 2016, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the formation of three new divisions in the Western Military District of Russia. Two of them will be located near the border with Ukraine and one—near the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Russia

Russia Watches and Puts Own Spin on Moldova’s Crisis (Part Two)

February 5, 2016

*To read Part One, please click here.

 

Western officials and commentators seem, on the whole, to overestimate Russia’s capacity and intentions to recapture Moldova by exploiting that country‘s current crisis. This...

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Khasavyurt Protest Shows Growing Power of Salafists in Dagestan

February 5, 2016

Two months ago (December 2015), authorities in Dagestan attempted to shut down mosques in the capital Makhachkala that they did not control. The attempt ended in an embarrassing defeat for the authorities and the official mufti...

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Georgian President, US Ambassador Deny Russian Claim That Terrorists Are in Pankisi Gorge

February 4, 2016

Speaking at a press conference reviewing the year 2015, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov unexpectedly revived a question thought to have been closed long ago. “We are receiving news that members of ISIS [Islamic State of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , South Caucasus , Georgia, Russia

Russia Watches and Puts Own Spin on Moldova’s Crisis (Part One)

February 4, 2016

Many international observers anticipated that Russia would move to exploit the anti-government protests in Moldova in order to (as the assumptions went) “destabilize Moldova’s pro-Europe government,” “halt and derail Moldova’s...

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Russian-Led forces Advance to Secure Syrian Borders With Turkey and Jordan

February 4, 2016

The Syria peace talks in Geneva, which are sponsored by the United Nations, have been postponed for three weeks by UN envoy Staffan de Mistura. The talks between the Damascus government of President Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian...

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August in Donbas: Will the War Spread?

August 13, 2015 05:06 PM

The speaker of the Duma (Russian lower house of parliament), Sergei Naryshkin, published an article in the government daily Rossiyskaya Gazeta this week (August 9), making dark predictions about...


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Legal Case in Chelyabinsk Raises Specter of Regional Separatism in Russia

February 9, 2016 04:48 PM

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Russia’s Economic Decline Puts the Armenian Government Under Pressure

January 28, 2016 05:08 PM

As oil prices have gone down significantly, the consequences may go well beyond the depreciation of the Russian ruble and Russia’s economic decline. Armenian Deputy Minister of Finance, Pavel...


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Russia Losing Ground Across Central Asia

February 8, 2016 05:41 PM

Increasingly, it seems that wherever one looks in Central Asia, Russia is losing ground. This retreat is not confined to economics, though it is certainly present in this sphere. Notably, Moscow is...


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Russia Raises the Stakes in Aleppo

February 9, 2016 04:45 PM

Russia’s air campaign in Syria initially provoked critical remarks and skepticism from Western governments and commentators. However, the intervention, which involves targeted air strikes and close...


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Georgian President, US Ambassador Deny Russian Claim That Terrorists Are in Pankisi Gorge

February 4, 2016 04:57 PM

Speaking at a press conference reviewing the year 2015, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov unexpectedly revived a question thought to have been closed long ago. “We are receiving news that...


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Gazprom Presents Harsh Ultimatum to Georgia

January 27, 2016 05:23 PM

The Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Energy of Georgia, Kakha Kaladze, and a top official at the Russian energy giant Gazprom, Yelena Burmistrova, failed to reach an agreement during the latest...


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